More Brazilian success for Anadarko

A drillstem test of the Wahoo #1 in the deepwater pre-salt Campos basin offshore Brazil flowed at a rate of 7,500 b/d of oil and 4 MMcf/d of gas, reports Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- A drillstem test of the Wahoo #1 in the deepwater pre-salt Campos basin offshore Brazil flowed at a rate of 7,500 b/d of oil and 4 MMcf/d of gas, reports Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

The well, in block BM-C-30, is producing 31° API crude and the flow is limited by equipment.

"Next, we plan to move the equipment to our Wahoo #2 well, approximately 5 mi (8 km) to the north, to conduct a second drillstem test," says Bob Daniels, Sr. VP, Worldwide Exploration. "The data from these tests will be important as the partnership works to select an optimum development plan for the field, which has an estimated gross resource potential of more than 300 MMbbl of oil."

Anadarko as operator holds 30% working interest, Devon Energy Corp. has 25%, IBV Brasil Petróleo Ltd. and Videocon Industries have 25%, and SK Energy Co. the remaining 20%.

04/08/2010

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